The UC Davis department of Middle East/South Asian studies will present a public lecture by Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, a law professor at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A reception begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Activities and Recreation Center Ballroom B at UC Davis, followed at 7 p.m. by the main presentation, “Criminality in Spaces of Death: The Palestinian Case-Study.”
Shalhoub-Kevorkian grew up in Haifa, Israel, and lives in Jerusalem. She received a master’s degree in 1989 and a Ph.D. in 1994 from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has been a visiting professor at UCLA and the University of Southern California. She is a criminologist and specialist in human rights and women’s rights.
A prolific author, Shalhoub-Kevorkian has written extensively on domestic violence, the criminal justice response to violence against Palestinian women, child abuse and women in Palestinian society.
In addition to journal articles and book chapters, she has authored two books: “Tribal Justice and its Effect on Formal Justice in Palestine” and “Femicide in Palestinian Society.”